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    UN adopts resolution calling for cooperation

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 11:49pm on April 03, 2020

    The UN General Assembly on Thursday approved a resolution calling for ‘international cooperation’ and ‘multilateralism’ in the fight against COVID-19, in the first text to...

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    Democrats postpone convention till Aug 17

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:42pm on April 03, 2020

    Democrats on Thursday postponed their national convention until August 17 over the coronavirus pandemic, the latest convulsion in a US presidential primary process already suffering...

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    Canada FM slams disinformation

    Agence France-Presse . Ottawa | Updated at 11:36pm on April 03, 2020

    Canadian foreign minister Francois-Philippe Champagne after a NATO meeting on Thursday slammed coronavirus disinformation campaigns spread by state actors, of which Russia has been...

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    Trump co tries to delay loan payments

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 11:27pm on April 03, 2020

    US president Donald Trump’s family company is asking creditors such as Deutsche Bank if it can delay loan payments as the economic impact of the...

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    Captain of virus-struck US aircraft carrier removed

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 01:40pm on April 03, 2020

    The Pentagon removed the captain of the coronavirus-stricken USS Theodore Roosevelt Thursday, saying he mishandled communications over how the outbreak was sweeping through the...

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    Media layoffs grow, industry pleads for relief

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 01:46am on April 03, 2020

    The ailing news industry, struggling during a pandemic-induced economic slump, is pressing for new government relief as media outlets scramble to keep covering the health...

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    Trump casts doubt on Chinese coronavirus figures

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 01:43am on April 03, 2020

    President Donald Trump cast doubt on the accuracy of official Chinese figures on its coronavirus outbreak after US lawmakers, citing an intelligence report, accused Beijing...

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    Trump casts doubt on accuracy of Chinese coronavirus figures

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 03:50pm on April 02, 2020

    United States president Donald Trump cast doubt on the accuracy of official Chinese figures on its coronavirus outbreak after US lawmakers, citing an intelligence report,...

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    US media pleads for urgent relief over coronavirus pandemic

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 02:11pm on April 02, 2020

    The ailing news industry, struggling during a pandemic — induced economic slump, is pressing for new government relief as media outlets scramble to keep covering...

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    Six-week old among 884 dies of COVID-19 in US in 24 hours

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 11:25am on April 02, 2020

    A six-week old baby died in the United States, among 884 people, of COVID-19 in last 24 hours— a one-day record in 24 hours at...

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